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Old 09-26-2017, 08:27 AM   #8
Join Date: Jul 2012
Default Re: bucklers and unarmed combat

Originally Posted by sir_pudding View Post
Being able to block with an unarmed striking skill at all should require it.
Originally Posted by mhd View Post
I thought it was mainly about adapting the skill for the bash, blocking with an unarmed skill that isn't Karate/Judo is still a bad idea, as you'd get the inherent penalties vs. weapons.
For context, I think the point was you don't Block with unarmed skills, you Parry - Parry is suffers extra penalties against thrown weapons or arrows. I can't remember what the other differences are, but just that there is a meaningful difference between Block & Parry in this context.
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